|which compiler compiled? firstname.lastname@example.org (Lawrence) (2005-01-30)|
|Re: which compiler compiled? email@example.com (Paul Pluzhnikov) (2005-02-03)|
|Re: which compiler compiled? firstname.lastname@example.org (Jeremy Wright) (2005-02-03)|
|From:||Jeremy Wright <email@example.com>|
|Date:||3 Feb 2005 22:42:16 -0500|
|Posted-Date:||03 Feb 2005 22:42:16 EST|
In general, no.
Specific compilers may embed a version label in the object file. Our
compiler (Micro Focus Cobol) embeds a what string in the object which
you can display via
The AIX C compiler also embeds a version string, though not in
If you are on Unix, try
strings -a -10 my_obj.o
and look for strings such as "version", "release" or synonyms, or
"d.d" (where d is a decimal digit).
If all else fails, try checking the relevant compiler documentation.
> Is there a way I can tell which compiler compiled an executable? I looked at
> the file with a hex editor and didn't see anything obvious.
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Cut the hawsers - haul out - shake out every sail
Sail forth - steer for the deep waters only
Reckless O Soul, exploring, I with thee, and thou with me
For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared to go
And we will risk the ship, ourselves and all
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